probably break down. >>> president mohammed morsi has congratulated egyptians for a new constitution. in a tv address to the nation, mr. morsi said changes maybe necessary. the document is too islamist and has rejected the call for dialogue according to some. >>> a super winter storm that pounded the southeast and midwest is now pounding the northeast. the storm has created havoc on roads and at the airports and this as people start returning home after christmas. more than 1800 u.s. flights have been canceled since tuesday. makes the fact that a lot of usair line stocks were at 1 1/2 year highs yesterday. >>> a u.s. federal jury has found martel in patent violations. carnegie mellon sued marvell in 2009. the company is now hopeful the judge will reverse the verdict, but says lit plan to appeal. marvell shares were down 15% in frankfurt today. you can see investors are not sure they'll be able to appeal that one. shareholders could face high losses, but the so-called frob does not specify just how much the equity would be diluted. it is expected to inject 18 billion euros into bfa before
coming back into the european trades. >> as mohamed el-erian said, it's the new normal. nothing is going to happen next year in all probability. there will be the italian electrics. if berlusconi starts to poll better in a run up to the italian elections, which i think will happen, then you're likely to see bonds markets reacting a little bit to that. that could cause problems in the spanish and italian yield curve. so maybe that would that will trigger mariano rajoy asking for a bailout. anything which happens on the policy front, anything which happens in the next few months is going to be weighed for its impact on the election prospects come next september. >> you're lucky because we have a whole lot more europe after the break. we can continue to talk about all things european. but of all of this talk about the cliff, if it hasn't sent you over the edge yet, head on to our website and take the cliff quiz. see if you can match the right quiz with a number of things in. >> you can also take a look at what's on the agenda today in the u.s. a couple of economic reports wrap up the week.
. which is instead of looking at calendar years, almost looking at quarters. mohamed el-erian from pimco said he was worried about the third quarter reporting season because there was a finite about about what companies could do from the top and they had to focus on the top line. so in october, however, we saw a bit of a recovery from q3. and our flash figures were 2%, 2.5% in october. we have not told the market what we did in november, but it was better than october. and so we've ended up, you know, towards the end of november, after november, up by 3%, a little bit more than 3%, actually. >> yeah. >> and december, we have to wait and see. because we get another attack he of quarter-itis, so you have to be very careful. >> any lessons to be learned at all? is anything to go going to be next year than what it was? >> caution prevails. we have these gray swans, the unknown unknowns. we don't know what's going to happen. but the known unknowns are clearly the eurozone we're talking about, which will muddle through. china ma had soft landing. brics had a soft landing. the third area is in
to diffuse the worst political crisis in nearly two years. >> mohamed morsi addressed the nation, trying to soften his position that has angered protesters over the last several days. in fact one of the sticking points that has been fueling these proce protests has been a decision that was issued by morsi. today he tried soften his position by saying that his decisions were in fact subject to judicial review, but he also wanted to try to solve then other positions that have been fueling some of the protests. he said the constitutional referendum scheduled for december 15th would go ahead as planned, but if it fails, there would be a new assembly. more importantly, he's now reaching across the political divide to meet with some of the country's political opposition figures. they say they will not necessarily meat with the president until that decision, at least that decree, is rescinded. they're still going ahead with calls for friday's million man march and outside the presidential palace, hundreds of protesters gathered for a third straight day following two deadly days of clash
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